CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

What You May Have Missed: CrackBerry guide to Halloween apps Verizon adds two new BlackBerry Bold 9650 SKU's - BlackBerry 6 preloaded devices?! Rogers BlackBerry Bold 9780 dummy devices arrive AT&T confirms red and white BlackBerry Torch 9800 coming in November RealVNC and QNX collaborate to support terminal mode - aka, your native BlackBerry experience on the dashboard! RIM...

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Shazam - Updated for BlackBerry Torch 9800 compatibility

Shazam - Updated for BlackBerry Torch 9800 compatibility

Shazam, the music discovery application for BlackBerry was updated yesterday. Shazam users who are also BlackBerry Torch users will now find the application available to them via BlackBerry App World. Shazam and Shazam Encore, their premium service were both updated to ensure compatibility with the BlackBerry Torch as well, fix some issues that were reported on other BlackBerry devices. If you...

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BlackBerry Curve 3G shows up in WIND Mobile inventory system

BlackBerry Curve 3G shows up in WIND Mobile inventory system

The other day we made mention of the fact the BlackBerry Curve 3G OS had shown up on the WIND Mobile site, despite the fact the carrier having never released the device. That of course, led us to think the BlackBerry Curve 3G would be arriving at some point on the Canadian carrier. Now, even more proof has shown up in the form of a inventory shot from the WIND Mobile internal systems. The...

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BlackBerry 101 user guide for the BlackBerry Bold 9780 now available for viewing

  Research in Motion continues to gear up for the launch of the BlackBerry Bold 9780. A couple of days ago, the BlackBerry manufacturer released its demo of the soon-to-be-available Bold 9780. The 9780 will be the first Bold to sport OS6 right out of the box. Dummy units have begun to arrive in stores and the new Bold arrives at T-Mobile on November 17th. Folks who want to get a feel for...

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Verizon adds two new BlackBerry Bold 9650 SKU's - BlackBerry 6 preloaded devices?!

There is no doubt that Verizon's preperations for a BlackBerry 6 for numerous devices is well underway. BlackBerry applications are randomly being updated, users are reporting some strange things happening with their PTT (push to talk) modules and well, we've already got a BlackBerry 6 leak for the Bold 9650 and Curve 3G anyways. The most recent nod to the fact that launch is close could be...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for October 29th, 2010! Win 1 of 25 copies of Iconify!

BlackBerry App Roundup for October 29th, 2010! Win 1 of 25 copies of Iconify!

Howdy and welcome to the weekly app roundup! Yee-haw! Finally….finally the BlackBerry 9780 was announced. We all saw it coming, but it’s nice to see something announced. It’s also Halloween this weekend and I expect to see a lot of Cowfolk out in the streets – you crazy candy bandits you! Remember to Trick or Treat safely; use the flash on your BlackBerry as a flashlight. Today, we announce...

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Contest: Quadra by BerryMobi - Enter to win 1 of 25 free copies!

 Contest: Quadra by BerryMobi - Enter to win 1 of 25 free copies!

Quadra is a new creation from BerryMobi that is sure to please quite a few of you out there that like smooth and functional themes on your BlackBerry. Everything from the unique banner styling to the custom white icons is very professional, without being boring. Hidden today, hidden docks, hotspots... you name it and Quadra probably has it. And speaking of the hidden docks, this is a cool...

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Pandora v1.1.5 - Now includes universal search for BlackBerry 6 devices!

Pandora has just posted their latest release for BlackBerry users. You can grab the updated version via the Pandora website right now. New features and bug fixes are all included in the change log as well as support for the upcoming BlackBerry Style 9670 release. New Features: Support for BlackBerry Style 9670 Universal Search integration (6.0 OS) Bug Fixes: Fixed some display issues...

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Nova - Premium theme from Hedone Design

Nova - Premium theme from Hedone Design

Hedone Design has a pretty awesome looking new theme available. Nova, was released yesterday and for those of you out there that like simple and basic themes, Nova might be right up your alley. Our designers spent a lot of time coming up with an entirely new icon set like nothing you've seen before. Icons are symbols meant to convey a thought, an idea or a function in the simplest and...

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AstraSync 4.2 Beta is now available - Exchange Activesync for BlackBerry

  If paying for a BES really isn't in your budget, then maybe Astrasync is a viable alternative for you. Astrasync has just rolled out their latest beta release to customers and it's bundled with a ton of new additions and features to make the services even more of a compelling offer. The following improvements have been made in AstraSync 4.2 Beta over AstraSync 4.1: Support for creation of...

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animClock by Toysoft - A customizable analog clock, screensaver, and more!

animClock by Toysoft - A customizable analog clock, screensaver, and more!

It can be handy to see the clock on your BlackBerry while it's charging, whether it's at night or maybe during the day while you're at work and your device sits on your desk. Until now you were pretty much stuck with the standard analog or flip style clock that comes pre-loaded with your device's OS if you wanted to do this. Now there is a new app from Toysoft that allows you to customize the...

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CrackBerry guide to Halloween apps

CrackBerry guide to Halloween apps

Scare the $%#! out of yourself with these spooky apps! Boo! I scared you, didn’t I? No? Well how do you explain the fact that you just wet your pants?! That boo-tiful time of year is creeping up on us. The streets will be filled with little monsters running rampant; they appear out of nowhere, causing fear and panic. They’ll probably be wearing Halloween costumes too. Besides the typical...

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BlackBerry Curve 3G coming to WIND Mobile?!

BlackBerry Curve 3G coming to WIND Mobile?!

I always find it funny when carriers out their upcoming devices via their own websites. This time, it looks as though WIND Mobile customers will have the BlackBerry Curve 3G coming their way if the information on the WIND Mobile BlackBerry download page is correct. WIND has posted OS 5.0.0.977 for the BlackBerry Curve 3G which, isn't even in their current line up of devices. We've heard rumors...

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Foursquare v1.9.8 now available in BlackBerry App World

Foursquare v1.9.8 now available in BlackBerry App World

  All you Foursquare users will be pleased to know the latest version has been released. Version 1.9.8 is now available for download in BlackBerry App World. If you're not seeing it, just refresh (ALT +RSTR) your App World account and it should show up for you. No change log has been issued for this release but, some noticeable differences are better views for your profile and the icons at the...

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NHL Game Center now available in BlackBerry App World

NHL Game Center now available in BlackBerry App World

If you're a hockey fan then maybe NHL Game Center is the app for you. The NHL has updated their wide array of applications and this time around Game Center got the BlackBerry treatment it deserved. As noted in the release, the application will come in three flavors. NHL GAMECENTER™ -- a free mobile application that delivers live scores; live in-game stats for every team and player; a real...

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Rogers BlackBerry Bold 9780 dummy devices arrive

Rogers BlackBerry Bold 9780 dummy devices arrive

With the official announcement from Research In Motion of the BlackBerry Bold 9780's existence comes the existence of the dummy devices that have been sent out to retailers. While Rogers has already indeed stepped up to the plate and confirmed they will be releasing the device, they forgot to include an actual date or pricing. In any event, we know from history that once dummy devices arrive...

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Umpires Media Inc. launches the first baseball rules mobile app - You Make The Call

Need to brush up on your baseball rules knowledge with the World Series kicking off last night? No problem, the new You make the call app for BlackBerry smartphones has you covered. Check out the comments from their press release: "For the first time ever, coaches, umpires and baseball fans can test their baseball rules knowledge at the ball park or on the go," said David Yorke, co-...

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Get the Halloween party started with Slacker Radio!

Get the Halloween party started with Slacker Radio!

It's that spooky time of year again and with that Slacker Radio has dug deep to bring up the best music selection for Halloween. Whether you need some Halloween music to get the party started or just wanna hear some spooky classics, Slacker radio has you covered. The Halloween channel can be found under "seasonal" when logging into Slacker via mobile device or desktop. Remember, Slacker is...

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AT&T confirms red and white BlackBerry Torch 9800 coming in November

AT&T confirms red and white BlackBerry Torch 9800 coming in November

Just in time for the holidays and as expected. AT&T has finally confirmed the release of the red and white BlackBerry Torch for November 7th in their holiday press release. No pricing details were given but, safe to say unless they end up getting some holiday promotions attached to those devices, they'll be staying at the exact same price as the BlackBerry Torch that is already available...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Regular CrackBerry readers are all too familiar with the name QNX these days, as it's the company that RIM acquired that developed the operating system that'll be hitting the BlackBerry PlayBook in the form of the BlackBerry Tablet OS. Of course, QNX has been around for a long time and has done a lot of stuff in a lot of industries, including...

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